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B. B. Alston lives in South Carolina. His debut middle grade novel, Amari and the Night Brothers, has been published in 27 countries and is an international bestseller, including a Sunday Times bestseller. In the United States, the book has spent more than 30 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. In 2021, the book was named the Overall Winner of the Barnes & Noble Children’s and YA Book Awards. A major motion picture is currently being developed by Universal, starring Marsai Martin. When not writing, he can be found eating too many sweets and exploring country roads to see where they lead.


After years of
rejections, BB
met his agent
on a Twitter

BB started
writing in
middle school

BB was the
drummer in a rock band

BB's book Amari has been translated into 27 languages

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All true but the drummer.
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